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Russians suspected of hacking a private social media account to smear Finland’s PM

Cyber experts fear Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has become the victim of a carefully orchestrated smear campaign, just as she has was gaining support on her call for an EU-wide ban on visas for Russian tourists. Tell-tale signs of…

Zaporizhzhia Putin’s Nuclear Force Z

Updated: Putin is widening his weaponization of the ZNPP and there are breaking news reports alleging Russia has told workers not to show up on Friday, August 19th — and that Russia is threatening to shut down the ZNPP entirely….

Twitter purges fake Chinese Dragonbridge accounts

Attempts by a pro-China group to spark a boycott of western competitors in the Rare Earths market through a social media disinformation campaign have been dealt a severe and much-welcome body blow. National Security News can reveal that Twitter has…

US sanctions two Russian nationals for malign influence operations

Two Russian nationals, four US political groups and their prominent leaders have been sanctioned by the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Justice for plotting malign influence operations. Viewed as a textbook operation, Russian intelligence have…

Pro-China group uses Dragonbridge campaign to target rare earth mining companies

A pro-China disinformation campaign has targeted rare earth mining companies from Australia, Canada, and the U.S. with destructive messaging about operations, in an attempt to manipulate public opinion to China’s benefit.  US cyber security firm, Mandiant, reported firms targeted in the online…

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy … she’s slipped Away … err bye

The UK is facing the international embarrassment of having to concede that an SRA-regulated lawyer, whom MI5 outed as an agent of the Chinese state, has vanished with the authorities unable to land a proverbial glove on her.  Six months…

Hawaiian Couple accused of being Russian spies

A U.S. defense contractor Walter Glenn Primrose and his wife Gwynn Morrison have been indicted on July 22, 2022, on multiple charges of identity theft and conspiracy against the United States. Preliminary evidence suggests espionage ties to Russia. Intriguing facts…

Ukraine intelligence publishes names of 620 Russian agents

In late March 2022, Ukraine intelligence has published the names of 620 Russian agents on it’s public website. Below is a copy of what was published: (English language copy further below) 1. АБАДЖИ МИХАИЛ ВАЛЕРЬЕВИЧ, 22.03.1977, 3802688956, 01.10.2002, МОСКВА, Б.ЛУБЯНКА…